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Fireball that streaked over California was visible in Arizona too

LOS ANGELES — Southern Californians from Santa Barbara to San Diego have reported seeing a fireball that forecasters said was most likely a meteor streaking across the sky.

November 07, 2013 9:54 amLoading…
Perseids Meteor Shower

Perseids Meteor Shower

Meteors streak above the Wyoming countryside early Tuesday morning north of Cheyenne in this time-elapsed photo. The past couple nights were the peak of the Perseids Meteor Shower, which run from mid-July through mid-August. The shower, which gets its name from the constellation, Persus, are…

August 14, 2013 7:08 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: One nation's bold response to the meteorite threat

This past week we found ourselves attacked by an object from outer space. Central Russia was the victim of an unprovoked assault by an unknown assailant with a 10-ton meteor. We ask that this aggression be met with an equal response to demonstrate we , the people of earth, led by, we, the Un…

February 16, 2013 9:15 amLoading…

Nearly 1,000 injured by meteor explosion in Russia

MOSCOW — Nearly 1,000 people have sought help for injuries caused by a meteor that exploded in the sky, blasting out countless windows, a Russian health official says.

February 15, 2013 8:55 amLoading…

Close shave with asteroid won't be visible from Tucson

You won't be able to see the asteroid that will streak by Earth at a close but safe distance today.

February 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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